cysteic acid


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cys·te·ic ac·id

(sis-tā'ik as'id),
3-sulfoalanine; an oxidation product of cysteine, and a precursor of taurine and isethionic acid.
Synonym(s): 3-sulfoalanine

cysteic acid

/cys·te·ic ac·id/ (sis-te´ik) an intermediate product in the oxidation of cysteine to taurine.

cys·te·ic ac·id

(sis-tē'ik as'id)
An oxidation product of cysteine, and a precursor of taurine and isethionic acid.

cysteic acid

C3H7NO5S, an acid produced by the oxidation of cysteine. Further oxidation produces taurine.
CAS # 498-40-8
See also: acid
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Under these experimental conditions, the cysteinyl residue of the [alpha]T-12 peptide was oxidized to a cysteic acid residue, yielding a mass difference of -47.
Cystine was determined as cysteic acid and methionine as methionine sulfone after preoxidation with performic acid and pre-column derivation using phenylisothiocyanate (L-8800 Hitachi Automatic Amino Acid Analyzer, Tokyo, Japan).
Cystine and cysteine are oxidized to cysteic acid and cysteine sulphenic acid [16].